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Baylor Once Again Starting NCAA Quest On Home Court

Reminders of past Baylor championships are clearly visible despite black curtains throughout the media area that is usually the practice court for the Lady Bears.

When Idaho coach Jon Newlee and two of his senior players sat on the podium to take questions Thursday, a day before their first-round NCAA Tournament matchup against the No. 1 seed in the Dallas Regional in Waco, Texas, a nearly wall-length banner recognizing Baylor's 2005 and 2012 national championships was to their right. Straight ahead was a banner for the 2010 NCAA Final Four.

"I would say it's something surreal that we've never seen before, but my freshman year we were at UConn and we've played at Baylor...

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